Gabriella Gonzalez, Texas woman, killed by boyfriend Harold Thompson after having abortion: Police
DALLAS — A 26-year-old lady from Texas was shot and killed by her boyfriend after getting an abortion in one other state, Dallas police stated. He was jailed on a homicide cost as of Friday.
Texas banned abortions after roughly six weeks of being pregnant in September 2021. However almost all abortions have been halted in Texas since Roe v. Wade was overturned final summer season, besides in instances of medical emergency.
Gabriella Gonzalez was together with her boyfriend, 22-year-old Harold Thompson, in a Dallas parking zone Wednesday when he tried to place her in a chokehold, in response to an arrest warrant affidavit. She had returned from Colorado the night time earlier than.
“It’s believed that the suspect was the daddy of the kid,” the affidavit stated. “The suspect didn’t need (Gonzalez) to get an abortion.”
Surveillance video from the parking zone reveals Gonzalez “shrugs him off,” police stated, and the 2 proceed strolling. Thompson then pulls out a gun and shoots Gonzalez within the head. She falls to the bottom and Thompson shoots her a number of instances earlier than working away, the affidavit stated.
Thompson was arrested later Wednesday and is being held within the Dallas County Jail with out bond. Court docket information didn’t listing an lawyer who might communicate on his behalf.
Gonzalez’s sister was on the scene and heard the taking pictures, police stated. One other witness noticed Thompson attempt to choke Gonzalez however couldn’t name police as a result of she didn’t have her cellphone.
On the time of the taking pictures, Thompson had been charged with assault of a member of the family, who accused him of choking her in March.
The affidavit from March doesn’t particularly title Gonzalez as the one who was assaulted. But it surely does say the lady advised police that Thompson “beat her up a number of instances all through everything of their relationship” and that Thompson advised police the lady was pregnant along with his little one at the moment.
The girl “reiterated that she is petrified of the suspect as a result of he had made threats to hurt her household and her kids,” in response to the affidavit.
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